Case of the week 49/2018


Use of CytoSorb in pneumonia and sepsis with severe rhabdomyolysis and severe delirium due to multiple substance abuse
Dr. Klaus Kogelmann*, Morten Scheller*, Dr. Dominik Jarczak#, Matthias Drüner*|* Klinikum Emden, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Emden, Germany | # University Hospital Hamburg, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Hamburg, Germany

This report describes the case of a 43-year-old patient (secondary diagnoses: alcoholism, multiple substance abuse, bronchial asthma), who presented by ambulance to the central emergency department shortly after he had experienced a generalized seizure.

The Therapy

An extracorporeal blood purification therapy to reduce excessive inflammation mediators

The Fields of Application

Treat septic shock & severe sepsis on ICU, prevent SIRS in cardiac surgery patients

The Studies

Current multi- and monocentric study projects in Europe and US, an international registry, case series

The Adsorber

A cutting edge bead technology turns CytoSorb into the only specifically approved extracorporeal cytokine adsorber

CytoSorb registry

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